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Category Archives: Hospitality
Walk-in coolers are a common refrigerator which can be found in just about every restaurant and supermarket or grocery store. Businesses take many safety precautions surrounding their walk-in coolers, however the dangers of potential CO2 leaks are often disregarded. As walk-in coolers are small, air tight, rooms, a CO2 leak of any size could not only be very costly, if … Continue reading
IBDEA the International Beverage Dispensing Equipment Association, was formed in 1971, as a platform for the beverage dispensing equipment industry to share and approach common industry-wide problems and information. Since then, IBDEA have hosted their annual conferences for those within the industry to do just that; to connect and stay acquainted with the changes and challenges within the beverage industry. … Continue reading
If you are a business in the United States using CO2 in the workplace it is important to keep your staff and customers safe. You can do this by complying with the CO2 exposure limits outlined in safety standards throughout the US. Don’t know what they are? This blog will clarify how you can meet US regulations to ensure the … Continue reading
What is Dry January? As the widely celebrated festivities of Christmas and New Year have officially ended, many of you may be partaking in the public health campaign called ‘Dry January’. The campaign has increased in popularity each year, where participants try not to drink alcohol for the whole month of January. It’s a great initiative which appears to have … Continue reading
Make sure your business is compliant with Health and Safety regulations for workplace exposure limits.
Workplace exposure limits – what you should know to be legally compliant in Europe. Exposure Limits Do you comply with the European standards? If you don’t know, this blog will shed some light on the regulations and if you do know, then this blog will provide you with the confidence that you’re already legally compliant. EH40 is a list of … Continue reading
Ax60+ mulit-gas detection system with Data Output Module communications unit.
Get Connected The latest addition to our Ax60+ multi-gas monitor is available to pre-order now. The new functionality called the Data Output Module, allows customers to connect readings from their Ax60+ gas detection monitor to a Building Management System (BMS) or Building Automation System (BAS) or central control panel. The Data Output Module uses 4-20mA signal or MODBUS digital communication … Continue reading
Helium is used in the MRI process as a coolant.
Last week marked the 150th year since helium was discovered during a solar eclipse, by the French scientist Jules Janssen. If this conjures up images of party balloons and seeing who’s high pitched voice can sound the funniest*, you wouldn’t be wrong, but helium is also an integral element within many other different applications. Helium (He) is one of the … Continue reading
Dispense gas is very useful to pubs and restaurants, but needs to be handled with care.
What is dispense gas? Inert gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen are used regularly within the hospitality industry. These gases, known collectively as ‘dispense gas’, are used to carbonate drinks so that they become fizzy. Alcohol-based drinks, such as beer and cider, are often carbonated using a mixture of both carbon dioxide and nitrogen gas, as this helps to create … Continue reading
Do you prefer carbonated or nitrogenated beers?
In this blog post, we take a look at how breweries use gases and why nitrogen monitoring in breweries is more essential than you initially might think… Brewers Journal reported at the start of October (2016) that there are now around 1,700 breweries in the UK… an 8% increase since 2015, and a 65% increase since 2010. Demand for craft … Continue reading
It might have surprised you to read recently that if you have ever eaten a crumpet or drank a beer in the pub, carbon dioxide (CO2) has played a large role in the process to make them both, plus many other everyday products and foods that you’ve never thought about before. CO2 (carbon dioxide) is often portrayed as a bit … Continue reading